Poetry Unlocked: Edgar Allan Poe
Deliciously macabre, hauntingly beautiful, and perfectly ingenious -- the poetry of Edgar Allan Poe brings both delight and shivers. We'll explore his works, his life, and his use of language in this fun one-time class.
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Edgar Allan Poe is synonymous with "The Raven," but what other poems did he write? In this one-time class, we'll explore Poe's use of figurative language, symbolism, and other literary devices by reading and analyzing several of his works, including "Annabel Lee" and "The Bells." We will examine: *vocabulary and content *structure and form (stanza, meter, rhyme scheme) *poetic devices such as metaphor, simile, onomatopoeia, alliteration, assonance, consonance, and repetition *viewpoint of...
My passions are writing and poetry, and it's my great joy that my five kids can quote Shakespeare and Longfellow. So many students claim to "hate" poetry, but that's often because poetry is difficult to understand. My goal is to give students the tools they need to unlock poems. Like John Keats suddenly understanding Homer once he read the English translation, I want my students to look "...at each other with a wild surmise/ Silent, upon a peak in Darien."
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Dana Lorelle, Writing, Vocabulary, Essays
Literature, Writing, Vocabulary
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
974 total reviews
707 completed classes
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